Redbird Coaches Show at Pub II Tonight

Dec. 2, 2013

NORMAL, Ill. - The Redbird Basketball Coaches Shows are on the air tonight, live from the Pub II in Normal, Ill. Fans can listen live on, as Barb Smith and Dan Muller preview the four Redbird games this week, including two home games for both the women's and men's teams.

The Barb Smith Show, hosted by R.C. McBride, starts out the night at 6 p.m. Coach Smith will be joined by senior guard Chloe Nelson. The women's team will host in-state rival Northern Illinois Thursday and Tennessee-Martin Sunday. ISU finished second in the Freeport Division of the Junkanoo Jam over the weekend. The Redbirds defeated Florida, 68-64, before falling to No. 14/13 Penn State in the championship game. Nelson had her third-straight career-high performance, as she netted 26 points, shooting 9-of-15 from the field and connected on 50 percent of her shots beyond the arc against the Gators. She is averaging 16.4 points through five games.

The Dan Muller Show follows at 7 p.m., hosted by Dick Luedke and Mike Matthews. Coach Muller will be joined by redshirt sophomore guard Nick Zeisloft. The men's team tied for first in the USF Golden Gate Challenge over the weekend with wins over Sonoma State and San Francisco. The men will host Chicago State Wednesday and Dayton Saturday. Zeisloft averages 4.9 points per game and is shooting 35 percent from the field. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per game and has four assists and two steals on the season.

For those not able to attend the show in person, it will be broadcast live on WJBC and on Your online source for Illinois State Athletics, tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.